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The mistakes donors make when funding African media
The mistakes donors make when funding African media
In April, famed South Sudanese journalist, Alfred Taban, passed away in Kampala, Uganda. A former BBC correspondent, Taban was among the first...
MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda
MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda
On Thursday last week, Uganda announced plans to resurrect the infamous “Kill the Gays” Bill, possibly within weeks. A version of the Bill was...
Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month
Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month
Doctors will use a second Ebola vaccine from November in three eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight the deadly virus,...
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
A South African aviation firm formed a joint venture with the National Security Service (NSS) — South Sudan’s secret police, which has...
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
Although the Berlin Wall was toppled 30 years ago, new walls have continued to crop up around the world — virtual ones that block or limit...
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”....
How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media
How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media
Activists who use digital media are protected by international...
How Big Data - and lessons from Obama - swung Senegal’s presidential election
How Big Data - and lessons from Obama - swung Senegal’s presidential election
When a United States senator from Chicago decided to run for president, one of his first volunteers was a student from Senegal. They met at a...
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
The recent havoc caused by tropical cyclone Idai which struck the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is a grim reminder...
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Their plan to redraft procurement law to put it in the defence force’s control has been scrapped
Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda
Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda
In 1948, activist-intellectual Semakula Mulumba received an invitation to dinner from the Bishop of Uganda, Cyril Stuart.
Uganda's pop star MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote
Uganda's pop star MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote
Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine on Wednesday officially announced he would take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in...

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